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Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Simpa Networks provides simple, affordable and accessible solar energy to underserved consumers in India using a proprietary metering and payment system based on short messaging service (SMS) using mobile phones. The metering solution can be embedded in standalone products such as solar home systems (SHS) and can also be used by micro grid developers as a flexible metering, customer and revenue management solution. Read More

Country India
Project Number 46931-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 7381
Approval Date 15 Jan 2013
Geographical Location India
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Renewable Energy
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Private sector development
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Translated PDS

Responsible ADB Officer
Aniruddha V. Patil
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Private Sector Operations Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Infrastructure Finance Division 1

PDS Creation Date
10 Aug 2012

Last PDS Update
20 Jul 2014